Elvis Presley's 75th Birthday: A Tribute In Photos & Songs


It was 75 years ago today (Jan. 8) that Elvis Presley came into the world. To join in the worldwide celebration, we're taking a look back at the King's greatest moments in photos and Billboard chart feats. Have a look at our Elvis gallery, listen to the a playlist of songs from 'Elvis 75' and read about all of the other Elvis festivities marking the occasion.

PHOTOS: Elvis Through The Years

Play Elvis Presley's Hot 100 Hits Now Listen to the 'Elvis 75' CD

Selected Songs
Chart Debut Hot 100 Peak*
Play Elvis Presley Heartbreak Hotel March 3, 1956 1*
Play Elvis Presley Blue Suede Shoes April 7, 1956 24*
Play Elvis Presley Hound Dog Aug. 4, 1956 2*
Play Elvis Presley Don't Be Cruel Aug. 11, 1956 1*
Play Elvis Presley Love Me Tender Oct. 20, 1956 1*
Play Elvis Presley All Shook Up April 6, 1957 1*
Play Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock Oct. 14, 1957 1*
Play Elvis Presley It's Now Or Never July 18, 1960 1
Play Elvis Presley ...Lonesome Tonight? Nov. 14, 1960 1
Play Elvis Presley Can't Help Falling in Love Dec. 4, 1961 2
Play Elvis Presley Viva Las Vegas May 9, 1964 29
Play Elvis Presley In The Ghetto May 3, 1969 3
Play Elvis Presley Suspicious Minds Sept. 13, 1969 1
Play Elvis Presley Burning Love Aug. 19, 1972 2

More On Elvis at 75 From Around The Web:

Check out the "75 Years of Elvis" timeline at Elvis.com

Viva Elvis by Cirque du Soleil, which will be performed at Las Vegas' Aria Resort & Casino. More info: Cirquedusoleil.com

* The peak position numbers noted with an asterisk (*) are the peak position of those songs on Billboard's Top 100 chart, our main pop singles chart before the launch of the Hot 100 in 1958. Elvis has had a total of seven Hot 100 No. 1s (1958 - present): "A Big Hunk O' Love," "Stuck On You," "It's Now Or Never," "Are You Lonesome Tonight?," "Surrender," "Good Luck Charm," and "Suspicious Minds."


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